Nicole Elizabeth Eggert (born January 13, 1972) is an American actress. Her notable roles include Jamie Powell on the situation comedy Charles in Charge and Summer Quinn on the television series Baywatch. She guest-starred in The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! and Boy Meets World. She made several Christmas movies that premiered on Lifetime. Eggert was a 2010 contestant on the VH1 reality show Celebrity Fit Club and came in second in 2013 on ABC's celebrity diving show Splash.
Nicole Elizabeth Eggert
January 13, 1972
Glendale, California, U.S.
Eggert was born in Glendale, California. Her mother, Gina Duncan, is a British-born talent agent, and her father, Rolf Eggert, was a German-born canning-company executive. Eggert's quest for stardom started when her mother entered her in beauty contests. At age five, Eggert was Miss Universe in the petite division. An agent saw her and offered her parents a role for her in a Johnson's baby shampoo commercial.
Eggert had a recurring role on Who's the Boss? from 1985 to 1986 as Marci Ferguson, a friend of Samantha Micelli (Alyssa Milano). In January 1987, she starred on the situation comedy Charles in Charge as Jamie Powell. In 1989, she hosted the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards with Wil Wheaton. That same year, she was the first guest star to appear on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!. She starred as Alexa Adams in the TV movie adaptation of Danielle Steel's Secrets, released in 1992. She was featured as one of the many lifeguards on seasons three and four on the syndicated series Baywatch. She appeared on the series from 1992 to 1994 and was originally supposed to be on a Baywatch spin-off (she returned to Baywatch for the reunion movie Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding (2003)). She appeared on Married... with Children in episode "Enemies" (opposite of the series Friends) as Shannon (1996), intended to be a back-door pilot for a spin-off.
In 2004, Eggert played the role of Ginger in the first edition of the TBS network's The Real Gilligan's Island reality show. She appeared on Scott Baio Is 45...and Single (featuring her Charles in Charge co-star) in 2007.
On September 23, 2009, VH1 announced Eggert's participation in the winter 2010 season of Celebrity Fit Club.
In 2013, Eggert was added to the cast of Splash, the celebrity diving show on ABC. In April, it was reported she was injured during the taping of an episode. In the days following, she denied sustaining any serious injury.
In 2014, Eggert began a new career as the owner-operator of an ice-cream truck.
In 2019, she appeared on the 4th episode of Back in the Game.
Eggert has two daughters. She was engaged to Canadian actor Corey Haim, with whom she starred in Blown Away (1992), The Double 0 Kid (1992) and Anything for Love (1993). She is credited with helping to save Haim's life at least once by taking him to the hospital to detox during a 'narcotic rush', although she has said: "I spent a lot of nights in emergency rooms with him. I don't think that I saved his life, I just think that I was there for him."
Eggert has accused her former Charles In Charge co-star Scott Baio of sexually harassing and sexually abusing her as a minor, beginning at age 14. Baio has adamantly denied the claims. Baio has said that they engaged in a one-time consensual sexual encounter when Eggert was 18, which Eggert initiated. Eggert has said that she was 17, and that Baio initiated their encounter.
|1981||Rich and Famous||Debbie, at 8-years old|
|1983||Hambone and Hillie||Marci|
|1986||The Clan of the Cave Bear||Middle Ayla|
|1986||Omega Syndrome||Jessie Corbett|
|1989||Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects||DeeDee|
|1990||The Haunting of Morella||Morella / Lenora|
|1992||The Double 0 Kid||Melinda||Direct-to-Video|
|1992||Blown Away||Megan Bower|
|1993||Just One of the Girls||Marie Stark||Direct-to-Video a.k.a. Anything for Love|
|1995||The Demolitionist||Alyssa Lloyd|
|1995||Secret Sins||Melissa Anderson|
|1997||The Price of Kissing||Annette|
|1997||Pink as the Day She Was Born||Tiffany|
|1999||Sleeping Beauties||Sno Blo Band||Short film|
|2000||Murder Seen||Zoey Drayden||TV Movie|
|2001||Thank You, Good Night||Janine|
|2004||Decoys||Detective Amanda Watts|
|2004||What Lies Above||Diana Pennington|
|2006||Cattle Call||Laurel Canyon|
|2006||Dead Lenny||Sally Long||Direct-to-DVD|
|2009||Nicole Eggert Is Back in Baywatch||Herself||Direct-to-DVD|
|2014||The Dog Who Saved Easter||Gabrielle (voice role)|
|1976||Miss Universe Pageant||Herself (Contestant)||crowned — Little Miss California Universe|
|1979||When Hell Was in Session||Mary Beth Denton #2||Television Movie|
|1979||When She Was Bad...||Robbie Morgan||Television Movie|
|1981||Today's F.B.I.||unknown role||unknown episode|
|1981||Someday You'll Find Her, Charlie Brown||Loretta (voice role)||Television Movie|
|1981||Dennis the Menace in Mayday for Mother||Margaret (voice role)||Television short|
|1981–82||Fantasy Island||Amy Watkins / Nancy Warner||2 episodes|
— "Chorus Girl/Surrogate Father" (1981)
— "The Cast Against Mr. Roarke/Save Sherlock Homes" (1982)
|1982–83||T.J. Hooker||Chrissie Hooker||recurring role (5 episodes)|
— "The Protectors" (1982)
— "God Bless the Child" (1982)
— "Terror at the Academy" (1982)
— "Sweet Sixteen and Dead" (1983)
— "Payday Pirates" (1983)
|1984||Rose Petal Place||The Girl in the Garden||Television short|
|1984–1990||CBS Schoolbreak Special||Heidi||2 episodes|
— "Dead Wrong: "The John Evans Story" (1984)
— "The Fourth Man" (1990)
|1985||Rose Peta Place: Real Friends||The Girl in the Garden||Television Movie|
|1985||I Dream of Jeannie...Fifteen Years Later||Melissa||Television Movie|
|1985–86||Who's the Boss?||Marci Ferguson||recurring role (7 episodes)|
— "Keeping Up with Marci" (1985)
— "Ad Man Micelli" (1985)
— "Junior Executive" (1986)
— "The Babysitter" (1986)
— "Daddy's Little Montague Girl" (1986)
— "The Hickey" (1986)
— "Wedding Bells?" (1986)
|1985–89||The New Leave It to Beaver||Charlene Maitland||2 episodes|
— "Dear Pen Pall" (1985)
— "What If?" (1989)
|1986||Annihilator||Elyse Jeffries||Television Movie|
|1987–1990||Charles in Charge||Jamie Powell||recurring role (104 episodes)|
|1989||1989 Kids' Choice Awards||Herself (Host)||Award ceremony|
|1989||The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!||Herself||"Neatness Counts"|
|1991||What a Dummy||unknown role||"Bringing Up Baby"|
|1992||Secrets||Alexa Adams||Television Movie|
|1992||Home Fires||Libby Kramer||recurring role (6 episodes)|
— "Trojan Horse"
— "Madonna and Child Reunion"
— "Marriage by the Book"
— "Fathers and Sons"
— "A Bench Too Far"
— "Sibling Revelry"
|1992–94||Baywatch||Roberta "Summer" Quinn||series regular 3–4 (44 episodes)|
|1993||Blown Away||Megan||Television Movie|
|1993||Family Feud||Herself (Contestant)||"Baywatch Week"|
|1994||Heaven Help Us||Natalie||"The Temptress"|
|1995||Burke's Law||Chelsea Rudd||"Who Killed the Gadget Man?"|
|1995||Amanda & the Alien||Amanda Patterson||Television Movie|
|1996||Frequent Flyer||Miriam Rawlings||Television Movie|
|1996||Married with Children||Shannon||"Enemies"|
|1996||Clueless||Summer Bonet||"Kiss Me Kip"|
|1997||Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man||unknown role (voice role)||"Vuuck, as in Duck"|
|1997||The Big Easy||Laurel Attery||"A Streetcar with Desire"|
|1999||Boy Meets World||Bridget||"Pickett Fences"|
|2000||The Outer Limits||Sarah Burnham||"Revival"|
|2000||Murder Seen||Zoey Drayden||Television Movie|
|2000||Sexiest Bachelor in America Pageant||Herself (Judge)||Television Special|
|2001||Gilmore Girls||Aubrey||"Like Mother, Like Daughter"|
|2001||The Test||Herself (Panelist)||"The Matrimony Test"|
|2003||Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding||Roberta "Summer" Quinn||Television Movie|
|2003||Wall of Secrets||Paige Emerson||Television Movie|
|2003||Devil Winds||Julia Merrow||Television Movie|
|2006||Celebrity Paranormal Project||Herself||7 episodes|
|2007||Holiday Switch||Paula Ferguson||Television Movie|
|2008||A Christmas Proposal||Lisa||Television Movie|
|2008||Past Lies||Kim Furs||Television Movie|
|2009||Phantom Racer||Tammy||Television Movie|
|2010||Turbulent Skies||Samantha Woodard||Television Movie|
|2010||Keeping Up with the Kardashians||Herself||"Blame It on the Alcohol"|
|2010||Celebrity Fit Club||Herself (Contestant)||series regular — Season 7 (5 episodes)|
|2010||Comedy Central Roast||Herself||"David Hasselhoff"|
|2011||Celebrity Ghost Stories||Herself||"Valerie Harper/Mindy Cohn/Mathew Gray/Nicole Eggert"|
|2013||Splash||Herself (Contestant)||8 episodes|
|2014||Where's the Love?||Paige||Television Movie|
|2014||Heartbreakers||unknown role||Television Miniseries
— "Tainted Love"
|2014||Tattoo Nightmares||Herself||"Baywatch Bimbo!"|
|2015||Oprah: Where Are They Now?||Herself||2 episodes|
— "Brittany Maynard's Husband/Baywatch Stars/KC & the Sunshine Band"
|2017||Battle of the Network Stars||Herself (Contestant)||"TV Lifeguards vs. Trouble Makers"|
|2019||Back in the Game||Herself||"Nicole Eggert"|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|Young Artist Awards||1983||Best Young Actress, Guest on a Series||Fantasy Island||Nominated|
|1987||Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress, Guest Starring in a Television, Comedy or Drama Series||Who's the Boss?||Nominated|
|1988||Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Television Comedy Series||Charles in Charge||Won|
|1989||Best Young Actress in a Family Syndicated Show||Charles in Charge||Nominated|
|1990||Best Young Actress in an Off-Primetime Family Series||Charles in Charge||Nominated|
|1993||Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Series||Baywatch||Nominated|
|1994||Youth Actress Leading Role in a Television Series||Baywatch||Nominated|
- Aradillas, Elaine (March 8, 2010). "'I'm in the Best Shape of My Life' – Diet & Fitness, Nicole Eggert". People. Archived from the original on October 19, 2012. Retrieved November 13, 2011.
- "Celebrity Fit Club 7: Boot Camp | Cast Bios". VH1.com. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011.
- "Seven Questions with Nicole Eggert of Splash". Sitcoms Online. March 28, 2013.
- Gliatto, Tom (June 6, 1994). "Shore Leave". People.
- "KCA Fun Facts / Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2007 Press Kit". NickKCApress.com. Nickelodeon. March 12, 2007. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
- Higgins, M. Trevor (April 28, 2006). "An animated childhood lives again on DVD". Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Slaughter or Nicole Eggert stop by. But the cartoons? I shudder at how much I loved the Marios to sit through these cartoons. They're terrible, and I say that as a man who regularly rewatches "Transformers: The Movie."
- Hart, Marion (June 9, 1995). "Nicole Eggert reflcects on Baywatch". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
- "Two casts compete on 'Real Gilligan's Island'". Today. Associated Press. November 16, 2004. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
- Shanahan, Mark; Goldstein, Meredith (January 21, 2010). "Scott Brown's remark about daughters raises eyebrows". The Boston Globe. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
- "The Roast of David Hasselhoff". Comedy Central. Archived from the original on July 9, 2010. Retrieved May 14, 2011.
- Campbell, Jon (April 19, 2013). "Nicole Eggert Hospitalized: 'Splash' Dive Goes Badly Wrong for Actress". The Christian Post.
- "Nicole Eggert now working at ice cream truck". Fox News. March 24, 2015. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
- "'Baywatch' Star Nicole Eggert Welcomes Baby Girl". Us Weekly. August 19, 2011. Retrieved February 23, 2018.
- McCabe, Joanne (March 10, 2010). "Lost Boys star Corey Haim: 10 things you didn't know about Victoria Beckham's one-time beau". Metro. Archived from the original on October 1, 2012. Retrieved March 19, 2010.
- "Nicole Eggert Remembers Corey Haim: 'We Loved Each Other So Dearly'". Access Online. NBC Universal. March 11, 2010. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
- "Nicole Eggert Remembers Corey Haim: 'We Loved Each Other So Dearly'". Yahoo! Movies. March 10, 2010. Archived from the original on March 14, 2010. Retrieved March 19, 2010.
- O'Sullivan, Erin (April 21, 2015). "Nicole Eggert Explains 'Botched' Breast Reduction". Access Hollywood. Archived from the original on May 25, 2015.
- Rosenblatt, Kalhan (January 30, 2018). "'Charles in Charge' actress Nicole Eggert says she hid Scott Baio abuse claims to protect show". NBC News. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
- Rao, Sonia (January 31, 2018). "Scott Baio denies former castmate Nicole Eggert's accusations of sexual misconduct". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
- "Nicole Eggert Reasserts Scott Baio Sexual Abuse Claim". Time. Associated Press. February 1, 2018. Archived from the original on February 4, 2018. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
- Brennan, Patricia (June 21, 1992). "Home Fires". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
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